Local Heritage Places Fund

Applications for 2024-25 have now closed.

Owners of heritage-listed properties and properties in Heritage Conservation Areas in Lake Macquarie are invited to apply for a Local Heritage Place Fund grant, on a dollar-for-dollar basis, to assist with the maintenance of their properties. Applications for grants up to $4000 will be considered.

To assess whether your property is eligible for a grant, please view our Local Heritage Places Grant Guidelines 2024-25(PDF, 123KB) or call our Customer Service Centre on 02 4921 0333 and ask for our Senior Strategic Planner.  


Step 1.Review the guidelines

Please ensure you have assessed whether your property is eligible by reviewing our Local Heritage Places Fund Guidelines(PDF, 123KB).

Step 2.Apply

Applications must be submitted online via SmartyGrants. Applications for the 2024-25 round have closed. 

If your property is heritage listed you may also need to apply for an Exemption Form or a Development Application for your proposed work.

For more information about potential approvals required for your proposal, you may contact Council's Duty Planner on 02 4921 0333 or email [email protected]

 Apply for heritage exemption